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Actress Chris Tong's pet saves her from late-night attacker
by Abigail Goh

SINGAPORE - Man's best friend saved a woman in distress.

MediaCorp actress Chris Tong's dog attacked her robber, preventing him from grabbing the keys to her four-year-old Mercedes-Benz SLKClass car.

The incident happened at 1am yesterday morning in Cheras, a Kuala Lumpur (KL) suburb.

Tong, 30, who is based in KL, was out buying supper.

She was walking with her year-old Maltese, Baby, to her car parked at the side of the street when she was shoved from behind.

She was sent sprawling, bruising the left side of her face.

She also suffered scrapes and bruises to her arms and legs.

She said in a phone interview from KL last night: "I was caught unawares because the man came from behind and I was pushed to the ground.

"At that point, I was too scared to think. My mind went blank."

The man tried to grab her car keys but Baby started barking and tried to attack him.

The man kicked the dog. Fortunately, people who heard the commotion started shouting at the man. The frightened robber then ran off.

Tong said the attacker was tall and had tanned skin.


"I was worried for Baby but luckily the robber's kick did not hurt him," she said.

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Chris Tong was sent sprawling after a would-be robber shoved her from behind. She received outpatient treatment for minor injuries on her hands and face.
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readers' comments
Okie okie, I can't help noticing this......Amazing, whad makeup can do to yr face:D...She's lucky to be able to get away unscathed...Maybe everyone should get a guard dog when in Malaysia for safety sake.
Posted by singleton on Fri, 31 May 2013 at 07:43 AM
hahah...all the cheapskates that go to Malaya pay more with their lives...

lesson learned..don't go to 3rd world country..
Posted by PervertoSan on Fri, 31 May 2013 at 04:58 AM

If the assailant is was an India Indian, she would've detected the assailant earlier because she would've smelled his stench from a mile away... and the closer he is, the likely she pass out from the smell..
Posted by thecomments on Fri, 24 May 2013 at 15:24 PM
Oh, looks like she had cosmetic surgery to create double eyelids!
Posted by purplepepper on Thu, 23 May 2013 at 23:33 PM
Agree she shd have known better. Not jus exp cars... women shd nvr drive alone.

Sigh, some pple nvr learned their lesson, they always think it won't happen to them.
Posted by Soreeyes on Thu, 23 May 2013 at 22:55 PM
In malaysia, especially sporeans, better dont drive expensive car.
Never know, they might be lurking and watching you driving.
Sell a sporean cars might let them idle for another 6 months under the coconut tree.
Posted by hfourhappy on Thu, 23 May 2013 at 22:43 PM
Very lucky leow! Could have been worse if they had managed to grab her and drove off in her car.
Posted by maipenrai on Thu, 23 May 2013 at 22:42 PM
Are U guys trying to say that she could have gotten "the time of her life" had her kapo dog not bark?

I m surprise a Malaysian is quite careless in her country. Anyway, the man who stand by her side until she is well, get's to bed her later.
Posted by MayDayMayDay on Thu, 23 May 2013 at 22:00 PM
She is lucky that the assailant never drug her and .....
Posted by hfourhappy on Thu, 23 May 2013 at 21:55 PM
She's lucky oredi... consider wat wld happen if it the assailant was an India Indian? U know wat i mean...
Posted by Soreeyes on Thu, 23 May 2013 at 21:51 PM


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